Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales?More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media Topic: Politics
Identifies pine needles, vegetable leaves, blades of grass & many deciduous leaves. Uses animation & time-lapse photography to show photosynthesis & life cycle of leaves. Explains that leaves are essential to all life forms.
Combines live-action scenes with pictorial and sculptural masterpieces of the period to re-create the chaotic events in the last days of the old regime: the rebellion of the Third Estate, the storming of the Bastille, the transfer of power from Versailles to Paris, and the establishment of the constitutional monarchy in 1789. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Early sound film on techniques of using sound educational films in the classroom. With sound on film showing teacher showing films in classroom before students, and students participating in discussion about films. Includes excerpts from early Erpi sound films. From Educational Film Catalogue (1939): "Based upon research and experimentation, this picture depicts methods of using the sound film in the classroom. Units of instruction at the intermediate, junior and senior high school levels... ( 1 reviews )
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as...
Prescribes a course of action to follow in order to prevent accidents in the home. Includes practical "test" situations for which children are to choose correct responses. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
FUNCTIONS OF THE MODERN AIRPORT: SERVICING OF A PASSENGER AIRLINER FROM ITS ARRIVAL UNTIL ITS NEXT TAKE-OFF, METHODS OF HANDLING TICKETS, PASSENGER FOOD SERVICE, BAGGAGE & MAIL LOADING, CHECKING PLANES IN & OUT, WEATHER PLANNING, RADIO SERVICE.
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins. VS twins under scientific observation, always... ( 1 reviews )
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound. ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Motion pictures: In education
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them. ( 1 reviews )
This film has amazing footage of a circus coming into a town, the townspeople helping with construction of the circus tents, the clowns preparing for their performance and the variety of circus acts and the crowds viewing them. A circus train pulling into a station. Circus carts being rolled off the train. Elephants walking down train ramps. An elephant pulling up a long wooden pole with ropes. Men pounding in stakes with mallets A machine pounding in stakes. A group of men unrolling a large... ( 1 reviews )
Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
Dramatizes techniques for office workers in meeting and working with persons outside the company, face to face and over the phone. Stresses courtesy. A secretary discovers how to make her job more enjoyable. Great footage of office workers and secretaries. 14:41:03:03 Shot reverse shot sequence CU brunette woman with red lipstick with upset face; CU angry man with moustache talking into camera; CU woman upset defending herself; CU hand angrily smacking wood counter of desk; CU angry man...
Asking the question why so many people still get tuberculosis, the narrator answers in part, "Industrialization has spread faster than industrial health programs," some of the causes of infection are attributed to occupations, some to poverty and ignorance. Many excellent shots of different kinds of x-ray equipment in hospital and community settings.
Uses simple laboratory demonstrations to show what is needed to make a fire, what a flame is, how combustion takes place and how a fire can be extinguished. Stresses that fire can be dangerous and illustrates safety measures. ( 1 reviews )
Explains steps to take in case of an atomic bomb alert or a bombing without warning at school, in the open or at home. Gives simple explanation of nuclear fusion. 22:22:22 Classic atomic eyeball shot 22:22:50 CU Hands operating a Geiger Counter 22:22:54 CU Students faces 22:22:57 CU Hands on a Geiger Counter 22:23:29 Atomic Scientists doing experiments 22:23:45 Animation of atomic bomb detonating in city 22:24:08 Animation of faceless boy in from of faceless family. In the background a cutout...
Designed to show primary grade pupils how the United States post office system operates. Follows both a city and a rural mailman on their appointed rounds and explains graphically to children how postmen sort mail and deliver it. Also the great social responsibility of Uncle Sam's letter carriers. ( 1 reviews )
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority. ( 1 reviews )
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY. ( 3 reviews )
PRESENTS THE FABLE BY AESOP IN WHICH THE STEADY TORTOISE DEFEATS THE HARE IN A RACE. USES REAL ANIMALS AS CHARACTERS IN THE FABLE. An all-star cast of real animals including a wise old owl who acts as judge, a fox who lays out the woodland race course, a gossipy goose, a rooster and a raccoon who wakes up Mr. Hare too late. 00:31:19 CU Skunk Lots of close ups of owl, fox, hare and tortoise Story of the tortoise and the hare is told using real animals to act out the story. 09:28:34:07 Rabbit... ( 1 reviews ) Topic: aesop fable
18:35:37:07 Shot looking into living room of house from outside, disembodied arm enters frame and knocks on window, dog stands by window, mother inside helping children with their Halloween costumes; camera pans over to father coming through front door with pumpkins and straw. 18:36:33:05 CU boy wearing brown paper bag mask creeps up on family dug; CU dog growls; father spreads out newspaper over coffee table and carves pumpkin; CU disembodied hand holding knife carves face out of pumpkin; CU... ( 3 reviews )
A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction. ( 1 reviews )